Balance the Body

Is Your Current Lifestyle Making You Ill?

Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life, or even worse are they impacting your life right now? Take our quiz today and find out! 15 Questions, 70 points, what's your health score?

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Do You Eat Right

Do You Eat Right

Do you eat right and does it actually matter? Of course it does because eating right will help you to become healthier? But so many people struggle to know whether they eat right, I know this because frequently I’m asked ‘do I eat right?’. Today I want to look at eating healthily. ...
Starting A Fitness Program To Lose Weight

Starting A Fitness Program To Lose Weight

Are you thinking about starting a fitness program to lose weight? After all you know how essential it is if you want to be living a healthier lifestyle. A fitness program is one of the best things you can do to lose weight, but it is also essential for good health. The biggest ...
Physical activity improves quality of life

Physical activity improves quality of life

I was watching television a few nights back, and was gobsmacked at the programme I saw. They were talking about the bad advice that the gym industry has been peddling, that exercise helps you lose weight. I’m not kidding you. This program made the claim it doesn’t. In fact it made ...
A Long Road Back

A Long Road Back

Sometimes the journey to weight loss or getting your body back into shape can be a long road back. The funny thing about getting back your fitness level is that it doesn’t get any easier the more experienced you get, but it can easily get worse. It can take months, sometimes ...
The Importance of Motivation in Weight Loss

The Importance of Motivation in Weight Loss

The difficulty in losing weight is often not a lack of understanding what you need to do but more frequently a lack of motivation. We all know that eating right and exercise are key to losing weight but of equal importance is having a strong enough motivation to get you to ...
An Inactive Type Starts At Wearside Virgin Rackets Club

An Inactive Type Starts At Wearside Virgin Rackets Club

Today I’m going to write about my business partner Neil, an inactive type who I’ve got down to Wearside Virgin Rackets Club at long last. Your health is the most important thing in the world. Maybe you only come to realise that when you go through a period of ill health. The ...
Warning: Inactivity Can Seriously Damage Your Health

Warning: Inactivity Can Seriously Damage Your Health

I was horrified the other day when I saw my Dad sitting on his couch with both legs bandaged all the way from his knees to the bottom of his feet. The reason for this is basically he doesn’t do enough walking and this has been the problem since he has ...
Exercise Bike Interval Workout

Exercise Bike Interval Workout

Working out on a stationary bike can assist you in burning tons of calories. Cycling is an effective way to improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance, as well as lose weight. Of all the exercises that can help you lose weight, cycling is simply one of the best. If you want to lose ...
Get Fit for Badminton

Get Fit for Badminton

Having recently taken up this new hobby of mine it is now important to me to get fit for badminton. Equally I know I need to get fit to win, and being a competitive type this is crucial to me. I have to be honest and admit to my frustrations at ...
Living A Healthy Lifestyle

Living A Healthy Lifestyle

We all know that it is important for us to be living a healthy lifestyle, we want to be able to do it, however frequently we will find reasons why we can’t. There are no doubts that living a healthy lifestyle requires commitment, the truth is that it really isn’t that difficult, ...